Investigating the skills gap
CEEMAN undertook a study of management training needs, co-sponsored by the European Training Foundation, in Bulgaria, Poland, Romania, Russia (Moscow and Ural Region), and Slovenia. The project team surveyed a total of 82 enterprises and 564 managers between July and December 1998. The project was expended in 2000/2001 to include Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania and Ukraine, so that it included in total 158 companies and 852 managers. The overall coordination of the study was led by Milenko Gudić and country reports covered an overview of the transition process and of the results achieved, the main challenges and strategic responses of firms, an assessment of management capabilities, experiences with training and lessons learned, planned and contemplated next steps, and recommendations for learning partners.